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Bus Gets Students To Ponder Dropout DangersStatistics show that during the school year 2011-12 the number of dropouts fell to 14 from 33 in 2007-2008. A dramatic school bus initiative seems to be making a difference.
The North Carolina Early College Model WorksWith its 9th 'early-college' opening this fall, Guilford County, N.C. leads the nation and has increased its high school graduation rates, boasting 100% this past school year.
Progress In Decreasing High School DropoutsHigh school graduation rates have continued to improve nationally with 12 states accounting for the majority of new graduates and two states showing double digit gains - Tennessee and New York.
No Child Left Behind RevisitedA decade ago the Elementary and Secondary Schools Act was renamed No Child Left Behind. Looking back, well known educators share their perspectives in <em>Education Week</em>.
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